Species Treated by Extermination Station include:
Extermination Station can effectively reduce and prevent the infestation and damage caused to structures by subterranean termites. Subterranean termites live beneath the soil and seek out moisture and food sources, such as decaying plant material, lumber and other cellulose materials commonly found in building materials. There may be up to tens of thousands of termites per colony.
Subterranean termites can be effectively treated with several chemical soil treatments, including the industry leading choice of Termite Control professionals, Termidor®. Termidor® protects like no other.
There are several different species in the state of Florida. Roaches typically live in a small radius in your home usually in your kitchens and bathrooms. We use the most effective products such as gel baits, insect growth regulators and residual liquid treatments that target the areas where roaches live. Our approach for effective control of roaches in your home utilizes products that are odorless and safe for humans yet appealing and deadly to roaches.
The most commonly found cockroaches in and around Florida homes are the Florida Woods Roach, American, Smokey Brown, Australian, German, Asian and Surinam varieties. They hide in dark, sheltered places during the day and come out to feed during the night. They prefer damp and warm places and are typically found around sinks, cracks, pipes, counters and cabinets. They can also hide behind window and door frames, baseboards, molding strips, under tables and chairs.
Successful control of cockroaches is with an IPM (integrated pest management ) approach by utilizing preventative and sanitation methods, vacuuming and cleaning of surfaces, removing clutter, food debris, and keeping counters, sinks and other surfaces dry. Applying baits are the recommended approach.
Bed Bugs are thought to have originated in the Middle East and found in temperate climates. They can infest any structure; houses, hotels, dorms, cruise ships, planes, trains automobiles, hospitals, subways, movie theater and nursing homes. A tropical species which was absent worldwide for over 60 years has recently reappeared. It was found only in Brevard County.
Bed Bugs can be transported on clothing, luggage, bedding or furniture and usually brought into the home from another site. Bed Bugs are mostly nocturnal but can feed during daylight hours. Hiding places can be anywhere but are usually in close proximity to where the host sleeps. If you have been bitten by bed bugs, feeding sites will produce rash marks on the body.
Females can lay one to 12 eggs per day and 200 during her lifetime. Adults can go 6 to 7 months without a blood meal and can live for more than a year. Bed Bugs vary in size from 1 mm or 1/32 inch for nymphs and 25 mm or 1/2 inch for adults. They reach maturity in about 10 weeks.
There are an incredibly large number of ant species in Florida. Most common are pharaoh, white footed, fire ants, carpenter ants, argentine, ghost, big headed, crazy, Caribbean crazy and acrobat. A few of the species you can encounter around your home include Ghost ants, argentine, odorous house, and pharaoh ants.
Ants feed on food products in and around your home that contain protein and/or sugars. Some ants can bite and others can have a venomous sting. Extermination Station uses gel baits, aerosols, dusts, liquids and granular baits on the interior and exterior of your home to control an ant infestation. All of the products we use are effective, odorless and designed to control the problem by eliminating the queen of the ant colony
Living in Florida, mosquitoes are a common summer nuisance. Humidity, warmth and standing water are perfect breeding grounds for mosquitos. The females of many species of mosquitoes are bloodeating pests. In feeding on blood, some of them transmit extremely harmful human and livestock diseases, such as Zika, Malaria, Yellow Fever and Filariasis. Some authorities argue accordingly that mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals on Earth.
Female will lay eggs on top of water sources such as ponds, drainage ditches, puddles, etc. To help control mosquitoes, it is recommended to dispose of standing water that accumulate that can accumulate around your home such as pots, garbage cans, buckets, yard toys and old tires. Mow your lawn regularly and keep potential harbor sites dry.
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The two primary types of rats in Florida are Norway and roof rats. Norway rats are ground dwelling rodents. Roof rats live above the ground in trees and commonly infest attic areas. Roof rats typically eat grains, fruits, nuts, etc. Norway rats typically eat protein foods like meats.
Roof rats require an opening 1/2 inch in diameter to enter a structure (about the size of a nickel). Norway rats require 3/4 inch in diameter to enter a structure (about the size of a quarter). Mice need only 1/4 inch in diameter to enter a structure (about the size of a dime).
Silverfish are nocturnal insects typically 13–25 mm (0.5–1 in) long. Their abdomens taper at the end, giving them a unique, fish-like appearance or like an insect from the dinosaur ages. Newly hatched silverfish are whitish, but develop a greyish hue and metallic shine as they get older. They have three long cerci at the tips of their abdomens, one off the end of their body, one facing left, and one facing right. They also have two small compound eyes. Silverfish typically live for two to eight years. They are fast movers and thrive in humid, warm places. Silverfish prefer to dine on starchy foods, paper and fabric. You will find them hiding in attics, kitchens, garages, boxes and bathrooms. While silverfish do not bite, they can be a nuisance and destructive to belongings.